African Cultural Studies Products

  • Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Tourism and African Development

    Change and Challenge of Tourism in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Isaac Sindiga

    First published in 1999, this book is a contribution to the debate on tourism and Third World development. The general goal of the study is to assess whether tourism is a viable development strategy for Africa, using the example of Kenya. More specifically, the book assesses the contribution of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • African Initiated Christianity and the Decolonization of Development

    Sustainable Development in Pentecostal and Independent Churches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philipp Öhlmann, Wilhelm Gräb, Marie-Luise Frost

    This book investigates the substantial and growing contribution which African Independent and Pentecostal Churches are making to sustainable development in all its manifold forms. Moreover, this volume seeks to elucidate how these churches re-shape the very notion of sustainable development and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toiling

    The selected works of Joyce E. King, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. King

    A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Practices of Citizenship in East Africa

    Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katariina Holma, Tiina Kontinen

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa uses insights from philosophical pragmatism to explore how to strengthen citizenship within developing countries. Using a bottom-up approach, the book investigates the various everyday practices in which citizenship habits are formed and reformulated. In…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Politics of Islam in the Sahel

    Between Persuasion and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Rahmane Idrissa

    ‘Ideologies need enemies to thrive, religion does not’. Using the Sahel as a source of five comparative case studies, this volume aims to engage in the painstaking task of disentangling Islam from the political ideologies that have issued from its theologies to fight for governmental power and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Neocolonialism and Built Heritage

    Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Coslett

    Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just as built traces of colonialism remain embedded within the urban fabric of many European capitals. Neocolonialism and Built Heritage addresses the sustained presence and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Structural Change in Africa

    Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Lopes, George Kararach

    Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

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